Warning About NSAID Use In 2nd Half Of Pregnancy

The US Food and Drug Administration released new warnings today that most nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents (NSAIDs) carry an elevated risk for kidney complications in an unborn children when taken around weeks 20 or later in pregnancy.

Citing newly available research, the agency states the risk of low amniotic fluid (known as oligohydramnios) can occur, which in turn can cause rare but serious kidney problems in the offspring. Pregnancy complications also can result.

Read the article from Medscape here

Ms. Jenn Landers | Patient Advocate Alliance LLC
Edited by Dr. Justin Groode

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